Rep. Matt Gaetz
Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.
Gov. Rick Scott quietly signed a bill Monday legalizing a limited form of medical marijuana known as “Charlotte’s Web,” even as much of the state’s GOP leadership continues battling a constitutional amendment allowing more sweeping use of pot.
Florida lawmakers are looking to keep low- THC medical marijuana home-grown but out-of-state business owners are already eyeing the market.
A House committee on Thursday expanded a National Rifle Association-backed measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons during emergencies even if they don’t have a license to carry.
A bill adding restrictions to lawsuits about injuries suffered by nursing home residents is ready to go before the Florida House.
A lot of work was done in Tallahassee Thursday. Among the bills passed in the House was the one that would let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.
Lawmakers in both chambers are advancing proposals that would open the door for a non-euphoric strain of marijuana that backers believe can dramatically reduce seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy.
Lobbyist Ron Watson has worked for doctors and dentists for the past two decades. But starting Monday, he went on a mission.
Under a new measure backed in the Florida Senate on Wednesday, locals as young as 16 will be able to get their hands on bottle rockets or more-powerful fireworks.